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Hi! Welcome and thanks for visiting! My name is Melissa. I am a new Mom, Certified Teacher, wife and homeowner. Here, you will find DIY projects, educational activity ideas, recipes and more to inspire you to enjoy life at home and beyond!


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April 16, 2019

This recipe combines just a few healthy ingredients, both nutritious and delicious, and is vegetarian!

I make a batch of these and freeze them for our toddler and she loves them, to enjoy with food items like pasta or vegetables, for example. It is a great meat substitu...

March 7, 2019

Pizza is a classic dish that tastes even better when its homemade! With just a few simple ingredients, store bought dough and some elbow grease - you'll be enjoying this pizza and your favourite beverage (ours is wine, of course), in no time!

That's Amore :)

We love pizz...

November 5, 2016

Today, on the blog is a granola bar recipe I experimented with and created a few weeks ago using some ingredients that I had in my cupboard.

Every other weekend or so, we make a batch of granola bars. The benefits of

making your own include knowing what ingredients are...

September 25, 2016

These muffins are healthy, fluffy, packed with fruity deliciousness and will help satisfy that mid-morning snack craving and/or on-the-go!

This is a great BASE recipe to add your favourite add-ins to. You could do walnuts, or cranberries or any other type of fruit and/o...

May 25, 2016

My husband and I love granola! When we were kids we used to beg our parents to buy those yogurt parfaits at the grocery store – the granola at the top, yogurt on the bottom. We bake every week and often use oats in recipes, so we always have them on hand. We have been...

May 19, 2016

These cookie bars are so delicious! The texture is like a brownie and cookie combined. Perfect to have with some ice cream and some chocolate sauce, or top with greek yogurt or have on it’s own with a glass of milk.

We love them - they taste just like a chewy, doughy an...

April 28, 2016

When that 10 a.m. and/or 2 p.m. craving comes around and you need a boost, these bites combine just the right amount of protein, fibre and crunch to curb that sweet craving and add some fuel to your day.

They are no-bake (SO SIMPLE to make) and this is a great base reci...

April 13, 2016

We have always wanted to learn how to make our own meatballs. There are so many recipes and varieties out there! We try to incorporate #MeatlessMondays as well as a few other meatless days during the week. When I came across this recipe on Pinterest via Pumpkin & Peanu...

February 27, 2016

These granola bars are packed with protein are chewy and delicious! You can add just about anything to them or substitute/omit certain ingredients to your liking.

We use Quaker Whole Grain Oats in a lot of our baking recipes and for our Oatmeal Packets. We also like to...

February 18, 2016

Oatmeal is a great breakfast option especially when you can make your own oatmeal bowl by adding healthy and fibre-rich options to it. Prepping oatmeal packets on the weekend for the week ahead makes for a quick and hearty breakfast to fuel your day ahead.

Eating oatmea...

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